Co Tu ethnic cultural festival opens in Da Nang

Friday, 2018-04-13 10:22:54
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NDO – A festival featuring the traditional culture of the Co Tu ethnic community in the central city of Da Nang and the central province of Quang Nam, kicked off at Gian Bi village, Hoa Bac commune, Hoa Vang district, Da Nang city on April 13.

The festival attracted the participation of the Co Tu ethnic minority people in Ta Lang and Gian Bi villages in Hoa Bac commune, Phu Tuc village in Hoa Phu commune and several villages in Tay Giang district, Quang Nam province.

A series of activities such as traditional dancing ‘tung tung- ja ja’, cooking traditional foods, brocade weaving and crossbow shooting have been organised as part of the event.

Ethnic Co Tu artisans from Quang Nam province and Da Nang city have been invited to the festival to introduce the group’s indigenous gong culture, in addition to their other cultural practices.

The festival, which runs until April 14, aims to preserve and uphold the cultural values of the Co Tu people.